Section 14: The Other Palm Springs
Section 14: The Other Palm Springs exposes a land battle at the core of the conflict between Western expansion and Indigenous peoples. A one-square-mile tract in downtown Palm Springs, California, Section 14 forms the heart of the reservation belonging to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. As the city evolved from a desert outpost to a playground of the rich and famous, Section 14 became more desirable to developers. Between the 1940s and 1960s, competing interests vied for this valuable land. It became a battleground over issues of tribal sovereignty, land zoning, leasing, economics, and race.
Date & Time
February 7, 2019
10:00AM - 5:00PM
The National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave. S.W. Washington 20560 DC US https://www.naturalawakeningsdc.com/businesses/dc-washington-the-national-museum-of-the-american-indian